Interim Town Manager

Interim Town Manager Position
New Shoreham, RI

The Town of New Shoreham is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Interim Town Manager with an anticipated start date around December 10, 2019, through appointment of the next Town Manager.

The Interim Town Manager will support a 5-member Town Council and manage day-to-day operations of Town departments and overall government function with duties consistent with the Town Charter (see

The Interim Town Manager shall be selected on the basis of experience, education, and demonstrated management ability as it pertains to running a town government and maintaining the stability of town functions through the permanent appointment process.  Familiarity with Block Island and previous experience in Rhode Island will be favorably considered. The Interim Town Manager is expected to attend all Town Council meetings.  The candidate need not be a resident of New Shoreham and may apply for the permanent position of Town Manager.

Employment and compensation is negotiable and will be governed by an employment contract with the Town.  The successful candidate will be subject to review of credentials and a background check. 

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Town Clerk Fiona Fitzpatrick at 

The Town of New Shoreham is an equal opportunity employer.


Town Manager Position Description

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